Bodner v. The Santis Family Limited Partnership, et al.

Bodner v. The Santis Family Limited Partnership, et al.

At about 9:15 a.m. on December 20, 2008, plaintiff Elizabeth Bodner, 84, slipped on the sidewalk that abuts the residential building that is located at 35-06 First Avenue in the Astoria section of Queens. She fell, and she sustained injuries of a shoulder. Bonder sued the building’s owner, the Santis Family Limited Partnership, and the…

Demand:

$400,000

Verdict:

Defense Verdict

Carol Ann Francis v. Leon D DeMatteis Associates LLC, Hazardous Elimination Corp., RY Management Co. Inc. and L.I.RA Apartments Co LP.

Carol Ann Francis v. Leon D DeMatteis Associates LLC, Hazardous Elimination Corp., RY Management Co. Inc. and L.I.RA Apartments Co LP.

On March 4, 2004, workers from Hazardous Elimination Corp applied fungicidal coating to mold-infested areas of the Little Italy apartment rented by plaintiff Carol Ann Francis, 46, an actress and independent film producer, The firm, which had been hired to remediate the apartment by building owner Leon DeMatteis Associates and managing agent RY Management, returned…

Demand:

$800,000

Verdict:

Defense Verdict

Fuchs & Bergh Inc., et al. v. Lance Enterprises, Inc., et al.

Fuchs & Bergh Inc., et al. v. Lance Enterprises, Inc., et al.

This action arose from an oil spill that occurred on December 15, 1998 at plaintiff’s business Little Switzerland Dolls located at 269 Main Street, Huntington, New York. Plaintiff alleged that due to an extensive oil spill, significant inventory at the premises was damaged, business was lost, and the real estate value of the premises was…

Demand:

$5,500,000

Verdict:

$750,000 – Reversed on Appeal - Case settled for $425,000

McDaniel v. Lawton

McDaniel v. Lawton

On April 10, 2002, the six-year-old male plaintiff was crossing Webster Avenue in the Bronx when a vehicle struck him. The driver did not stop and left the scene. Based on a tip from an independent witness, the police traced the license plate to the defendant. The defendant denied that he or his vehicle was…

Demand:

$1,000,000

Verdict:

Defense Verdict